Dr. Brian Whang, MD

Dr. Brian Whang, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Brian Whang, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1720 Nicholasville Rd Ste 502

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 277-7129

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Whang's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whang performs Lung Surgery more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Whang performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whang performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Whang performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whang treats Pulmonary Disease more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Whang treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Whang's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Whang, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2010
Mount Sinai Medical Center
2009
Yale University
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Ny Medical College
Residency Hospital
2001
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
Loyola University Chicago
Undergraduate School
2010
2009
2007
2001
1992

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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